Specialist – Fraud, Compliance at MTN Nigeria

October 4, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.


  • Prevent and mitigate fraud occurrences in MoMo PSB and ecosystem.
  • Monitor and drive compliance with the fraud risk management policy and framework of MoMo PSB.
  • Monitor and drive compliance with anti-fraud requirements.


  • Ensure the development and implementation of strategies, processes, and technologies to identify and prevent fraudulent activities across multiple channels, including online transactions, payments, and account activities.
  • Ensure the investigation of suspected fraud incidents, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, such as law enforcement and legal teams, to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
  • Conduct ongoing risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and emerging fraud trends, proactively adjusting fraud prevention measures as needed.
  • Utilize data analytics and fraud detection tools to analyze transactional data and identify patterns indicative of fraud or suspicious activities.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and best practices related to fraud.
  • Prepare and present regular fraud-related reports to senior management, detailing the current fraud landscape, key performance indicators, and the effectiveness of fraud prevention measures.
  • Work closely with other departments, including IT, customer support, and finance, to strengthen fraud prevention efforts and foster a culture of fraud awareness throughout the organization.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar discipline
  • Certifications in any of the following areas are also desirable: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), ACA, ACCA
  • Certified Member, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).


  • 3-7 years’ work experience in Fraud Risk, preferably within the fintech or banking sector.
  • The ideal candidate should be a forward-thinking technology leader with a passion for driving financial inclusion and want to be part of a dynamic fintech/bank startup.